Jharkhand  /  Published 18.10.21

NHM contract workers' stir on

An indefinite strike of contractual workers at the Jharkhand unit of National Health Mission (NHM), demanding additional remuneration for extra services during the Covid-19 crisis and implementation o...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

News  /  Published 18.10.21

Talks fail to end doctors’ strike at RG Kar Hospital

Junior doctors at the RG Kar Medical College and Hospital at Shyambazar in north Kolkata who have been on a strike for nearly a fortnight refused to call off their agitation after a meeting with elect...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 17.09.21

Four-day strike by upkeep staff at New Town complex

Sufal Bangla stalls made a comeback on the pavements of New Town on Saturday after the NKDA, which had barred them from doing business on the pavement, took a U-turn. “We allowed them back afte...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.21

Visva: student, teacher on fast

A rusticated student and a suspended teacher of Visva-Bharati started a relay hunger strike at the protesting students’ tent on Sunday, accusing varsity authorities of “lying in court&rdqu...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

India  /  Published 27.08.21

Bar Council meet to curtail strikes

The Bar Council of India on Friday informed the Supreme Court that it has convened a meeting of state bar councils and proposes to formulate rules for curtailing strikes by lawyers and initiating acti...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 22.08.21

Govt asks jewellers to rethink stir

The government on Saturday appealed to the jewellers to reconsider their decision to go on strike on Monday as the mandatory hallmarking of gold jewellery in the 50 days of its first phase of implemen...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

Taxi: unions look at 2-day strike

Several unions of yellow/metered taxis have threatened a 48-hour strike beginning August 12 if the state government does not respond to their pleas for a fare hike. Earlier, the CPM’s labour ar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.07.21

LS: Bill to ban strikes introduced

The government on Thursday introduced a bill in Lok Sabha which seeks to prohibit any agitation and strike by anyone engaged in the essential defence services. The Essential Defence Services Bill, 20...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.06.21

Lakshadweep: Locals go on hunger strike

By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 29.05.21

Ramdev row: Doctors call for protest

Upset over Yoga guru Ramdev's remarks on allopathy, members of the federation of resident doctors' associations on Saturday said they will hold a nationwide protest on June 1 and observe it as...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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